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Marana, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We spent three nights. Room was clean and updated. Maid service was timely. The valets (Ryan & Ian) were very helpful, professional and friendly. This hotel can not do anything about the noise on the street. We were on the third floor facing College avenue. They have room on the south side that are less noisy. You can walk to... More 

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Cape Coral, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

This hotel provides a truly great experience. The furnishings and ambiance are of a bygone era, but the amenities are up to date and deluxe. The elevator provides a little bit of time travel. The staff was extremely helpful and very pleasant. We would definitely stay here again. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The antiques were really cool, the breakfast room was cozy and well stocked, and though we stayed in an annexed part of the hotel. One of the staff informed us that the elevator is the oldest working elevator this side of the Mississippi so naturally we had to take a ride! Overall it was the perfect place to stay after... More 

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Hemel Hempstead
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Loved this place. Stayed here for 4 nights in August. Perfect for visiting Durango and all that it has to offer, which is a lot. It is next to the Durango-Silverton railway station and museum and yes, you do hear the trains when they become active in the morning but that is not until you would be up and about... More 

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Santa Rosa, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed here while doing genealogy searches in the San Juans. Extremely clean and well furnished with antiques..you truly feel like you are back in time. Breakfast was good. Location is perfect to enjoy downtown Durango. Also very good parking in small town.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Durango for the first time and wanted a nice centrally located hotel with convenient parking near the train station, with easy walking distance to good restaurants and bars. The General Palmer Hotel is the perfect choice for anyone with similar desires. The hotel has 30 rooms in the main building and an additional 9 rooms on the second... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The General Palmer is a nice, historical hotel. There were new furnishings where needed, but the hotel was still decorated with Victorian furnishings. We also loved the old timey, quaint elevator. The breakfast was very good as well, especially the warm scones.

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Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We've stayed here before and wouldn't stay anyplace else when in Durango to ride the Durango to Silverton Narrow Gauge Steam Train. Great staff, great rooms, great breakfast and great teddy bears. It's right next door to the train Depot. Beds are confident and all amenities provided!

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Generally a very nice hotel, located right next to the train station so very convenient if taking it to Silverton. Good, friendly staff. Good size room, very clean with very comfortable bed. The room I had was internal, so no windows, which was a first - and a bit odd. If this is an issue, best to check when booking.... More 

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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a fantastic hotel in the centre of Durango. It is an old style hotel with charm. We asked for a quiet room and the girl on reception did her best to cater to our needs. We therefore had a restful night. The train is very nearby so the whistle can be heard up to 11pm and at 6am.... More 

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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Rich with Victorian elegance, the General Palmer Hotel has all the modern comforts that you would expect of a Four Diamond establishment. Named after General William Jackson Palmer who established the hotel in 1898, the General Palmer is the only historical Four Diamond Hotel in Southwestern Colorado. Each room has been hand decorated in the Victorian era with luxurious amenities. It’s the little touches that make the General Palmer unique; freshly baked muffins each morning and Teddy Bears on every bed. Enjoy our southwestern hospitality with concierge service from a gracious and caring staff available day and night, year around. We are located in downtown Durango right next door to the Narrow Gauge Railroad and we are within easy walking distance of many fine dining restaurants. ... more   less 

Additional Information about General Palmer Hotel

Address: 567 Main Ave, Durango, CO 81301-5422
Location: United States > Colorado > Durango
Price Range: $119 - $230 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — General Palmer Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 39
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Also Known As:
General Palmer Durango
Hotel General Palmer
Hotel Style:
#2 Romantic Hotel in Durango
#6 Family Hotel in Durango
#7 Business Hotel in Durango
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